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1. capital

noun. ['ˈkæpɪtəl'] assets available for use in the production of further assets.

Synonyms

  • liquid assets
  • assets
  • current assets
  • stock
  • seed money
  • working capital
  • risk capital
  • quick assets
  • operating capital

Antonyms

  • loser
  • small
  • little
  • ordinary

Etymology

  • capitalis (Latin)
  • caput (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Capital

  • capitol

How do you spell capital? Is it captial ?

A common misspelling of capital is captial

Example sentences of the word capital


1. Noun, singular or mass
This figure will be the businesses bottom line and is used to return capital to investors.

Quotes containing the word capital


1. One of the key elements of human behavior is, humans have a greater fear of loss than enjoyment of success. All the academic studies will show you that the fear of loss of capital is far greater than the enjoyment of gains.
- Laurence D. Fink

2. The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life.
- Henry Ford

3. As we live and as we are, Simplicity - with a capital "S"- is difficult to comprehend nowadays. We are no longer truly simple. We no longer live in simple terms or places. Life is a more complex struggle now. It is now valiant to be simple: a courageous thing to even want to be simple. It is a spiritual thing to comprehend what simplicity means.
- Frank Lloyd Wright, The Natural House

2. capital

noun. ['ˈkæpɪtəl'] a seat of government.

Synonyms

  • state capital
  • provincial capital
  • seat

Antonyms

  • approval
  • disapproval
  • activator
  • inhibitor

Etymology

  • capitalis (Latin)
  • caput (Latin)

3. capital

noun. ['ˈkæpɪtəl'] wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value.

Synonyms

  • corpus
  • principal sum
  • principal
  • endowment fund
  • endowment
  • means
  • substance

Antonyms

  • low
  • lie
  • stand
  • bad

Etymology

  • capitalis (Latin)
  • caput (Latin)

4. capital

noun. ['ˈkæpɪtəl'] one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters".

Synonyms

  • capital letter
  • grapheme
  • upper-case letter
  • character
  • graphic symbol
  • majuscule
  • small cap
  • small capital

Antonyms

  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • capitalis (Latin)
  • caput (Latin)

5. capital

adjective. ['ˈkæpɪtəl'] first-rate.

Antonyms

  • disrepute

Etymology

  • capitalis (Latin)
  • caput (Latin)

6. Capital

noun. a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories.

7. capital

noun. ['ˈkæpɪtəl'] a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product.

Synonyms

  • center

Antonyms

  • worst
  • side

Etymology

  • capitalis (Latin)
  • caput (Latin)

8. Capital

noun. the federal government of the United States.

9. capital

adjective. ['ˈkæpɪtəl'] of primary importance.

Antonyms

  • irregular

Etymology

  • capitalis (Latin)
  • caput (Latin)

10. capital

adjective. ['ˈkæpɪtəl'] uppercase.

Synonyms

  • great
  • majuscule

Antonyms

  • original
  • overstock
  • understock

Etymology

  • capitalis (Latin)
  • caput (Latin)
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